Rhynchospora macrostachya

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Rhynchospora macrostachya
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Rhynchospora
R. macrostachya
Binomial name
Rhynchospora macrostachya
Torr. ex A.Gray

Rhynchospora macrostachya, the tall horned beaksedge or tall beaksedge, is a plant in the sedge family, Cyperaceae. It is a perennial.[1]

Conservation status in the United States[edit]

It is listed as threatened in Connecticut[2] and Rhode Island.[1] It is listed as rare in Indiana, and as endangered in Kentucky and Maine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Plants Profile for Rhynchospora macrostachya (tall horned beaksedge)". plants.usda.gov. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Connecticut's Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species 2015". State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Bureau of Natural Resources. Retrieved 19 January 2018. (Note: This list is newer than the one used by plants.usda.gov and is more up-to-date.)